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 Karl Henry Albert Wend

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Karl Henry Albert Wend

  • Birth 29 Oct 1916 Lemont, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 2012 Lemont, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 96730144

Karl Henry Albert Wend was the fourth child of Emil Louis and Wilhelmina Wend. He went to baking school intending to become a baker and had an arrangement with an uncle, Albert Schuntner, to open a bakery in St Louis, Missouri. In the meantime, Karl enlisted in the Navy, intending to be in for one year, on January 7, 1941. World War II intervened. Karl became a Navy deep-sea diver, serving on several ships and submarines. Unfortunately, Karl's uncle died before the war ended. He was still able to do his baking in the family business, and his pies and other confections were highly regarded. He was an avid gardener and a good friend to everyone.


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  • Created by: David Wend
  • Added: 8 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96730144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karl Henry Albert Wend (29 Oct 1916–2 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96730144, citing River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David Wend (contributor 46800937) .